Late heartbreak for Saints

Goodison Park | Sat 05 May 5.30PM | Attendance: 38,225
Match Report Highlights

EVE vs Saints Match Centre

EVE vs Saints As It Happened

Key moments so far

  • Nathan Redmond headed Saints in front after a superb Cédric cross
  • Redmond was introduced for Mario Lemina at the break and had a huge influence on the game.
  • Maya Yoshida sent off after a second bookable offence on Oumar Niasse
  • Tom Davies levels late on with a deflected effort
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FULL TIME: Everton 1-1 Saints

A heartbreaking end to the game and what would have been a huge win for Saints. Tom Davies' deflected strike well after the four minutes added earns the hosts a point.

Heartbreak for Saints

Tom Davies hits the ball from the edge of the box after taking in Idrissa Gueye's pass and his shot takes a massive deflection off Wesley Hoedt and wrong foots McCarthy.

+5’

GOAL

Tom Davies (+5’) | Everton 1 1 Southampton

+3’

WHAT A SAVE!

Leighton Baines takes aim but Alex McCarthy makes a wonderful save and then punches away the resulting corner.

+2’

Yellow Card for Wesley Hoedt (Southampton)

Wesley Hoedt is late after Seamus Coleman knocks the ball past him and it's a free-kick in a really dangerous position.

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Four minutes added...

Additional time is shown as 4! Saints fans urging the team on from the away end with Cédric down receiving treatment.

89’

McCarthy collects Coleman's cross

Saints digging in here down to ten men as Coleman's right-wing cross is collected by Alex McCarthy.

84’

Red Card for Maya Yoshida (Southampton)

Maya Yoshida is sent off for a second bookable offence after a foul on Oumar Niasse.

82’

Redmond fires over

Wesley Hoedt plays the ball down the line into Shane Long whose set for Nathan Redmond is a superb one. Redmond drives forward and hits a right-footed shot just over the top.

79’

Everton substitution: Davy Klaassen replaces Phil Jagielka

Davy Klaassen replaces Phil Jagielka for the final 10 minutes in the contest.

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77’

Yellow Card for Morgan Schneiderlin (Everton)

Former Saint Morgan Schneiderlin goes into the book for an over the top challenge on Shane Long.

76’

Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Charlie Austin

Final change as Shane Long replaces Charlie Austin in attack.

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70’

Southampton substitution: James Ward-Prowse replaces Dušan Tadić

Dušan Tadić makes way for James Ward-Prowse as we approach the final 20 minutes here at Goodison.

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69’

Bertrand to the byline

Dušan Tadić finds the overlapping run of Ryan Bertrand and his cross is just about dealt with by Phil Jagielka.

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YES! YES! YES! 

Nathan Redmond celebrates after his precious header gave Saints the lead here at Goodison Park! 😇

65’

Hoedt blocks Niasse's effort

Wesley Hoedt blocks Oumar Niasse's shot, shortly before the striker tries to stand a cross up to the back post for Cenk Tosun but it runs out.

57’

Everton substitution: Oumar Niasse replaces Nikola Vlasic

Sam Allardyce responds to going behind by making a substitution straight away.

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GOALSCORER 22 Nathan Redmond

GET IN THERE!!!!!!!

HOW BIG COULD THAT GOAL BE?! Cédric delivers a cross of real quality from the right and Nathan Redmond heads home at the far post.

55’

GOOOAL!!!

Nathan Redmond (55’) | Everton 0 1 Southampton

55’

Tadić's corner is dealt with by Tosun

Ryan Bertrand wins a corner off Seamus Coleman after his cross deflects out but Dušan Tadić's delivery is cleared away by Cenk Tosun.

52’

Yellow Card for Oriol Romeu (Southampton)

Oriol Romeu goes into the book for stopping Cenk Tosun breaking away into a dangerous area.

45’

Back under way for the second period...

A change apiece at the break and we're back under way at Goodison Park. Let's do it, Saints! 👊

HT

Southampton substitution: Nathan Redmond replaces Mario Lemina

Nathan Redmond is introduced for Mario Lemina, who was struggling with a hamstring issue shortly before the interval.

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HT

Everton substitution: Ramiro Funes Mori replaces Yannick Bolasie

Sam Allardyce makes a switch at the break as Funes Mori replaces Yannick Bolasie.

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HALF TIME: Everton 0-0 Saints

Southampton have looked the more likely in the first-half but it remains all square going into the break.

45’

Yellow Card for Charlie Austin (Southampton)

Charlie Austin goes into the book after bringing down Seamus Coleman from behind.

37’

McCarthy commands and collects Baines' cross

Leighton Baines delivers a free-kick from the right but Alex McCarthy is straight out to take charge and collects the ball comfortably.

29’

Romeu's deflected shot saved by Pickford

Oriol Romeu is invited to shoot from distance and his effort picks up a deflection off Phil Jagielka but Jordan Pickford deals with it well.

26’

Saints waste a free-kick opportunity

Charlie Austin is fouled by Morgan Schneiderlin, but Dušan Tadić plays a short one in towards the run of Ryan Bertrand down the left and his pass runs out.

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📸 😎

Saints fans shield themselves from the sun as they watch on in the away end at Goodison Park.

20’

Austin calls Pickford into action

Charlie Austin catches a half-volley sweetly after Cédric's lofted pass is only half headed away, but Jordan Pickford makes a good save.

13’

Tosun heads over for the hosts

Seamus Coleman gets down the right and delivers a cross towards Cenk Tosun, but his header on the stretch loops over.

9’

Tadić looks for Austin in behind

Dušan Tadić creates space in the middle of the pitch and looks to loft one over the top for Charlie Austin but his pass is a touch heavy and runs through to Jordan Pickford.

4’

Bertrand overhits his cross

Ryan Bertrand roams free down the left and looks to deliver a dangerous cross, but he overhits it and it flies over Cédric who was charging in at the back post.

3’

Davies has an optimistic effort

The most advanced of Everton's midfielders, Tom Davies drives forward and unleashes a low left-footed drive but it arches wide of Alex McCarthy's goal.

0’

Saints get us under way...

COME ON!! 😇

All set 🔥

Not long to go now until kick-off...

17.25

there is a confidence and a belief to push on and get the results we need. there's a real sense of togetherness. all the focus is on getting the best result we can today.

ryan bertrand
southampton captain
17.01

Everton line-up...

Starting XI: Pickford, Baines, Keane, Jagielka, Coleman, Gueye, Schneiderlin, Bolasie, Davies, Vlasic, Tosun.
Subs: Robles, Martina, Funes Mori, Kenny, Klaassen, Niasse, Baningime.

16.41
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The teams are in...

Starting XI: McCarthy, Cédric, Bednarek, Yoshida, Hoedt, Bertrand (c), Romeu, Højbjerg, Lemina, Tadić, Austin.

Subs: Forster, McQueen, Stephens, Ward-Prowse, Redmond, Gabbiadini, Long.

16.30

Heading in for business!

Take a look through our gallery of images as Saints arrived at Goodison Park for another hugely important clash in the Premier League.

16.24

Saints arrive for Everton clash

Watch as the Southampton squad arrived at Goodison Park for today's clash with Everton in the Premier League.

16.20

The scene is set at Goodison Park! 😇

Let's do this, Saints fans! 👊

15.46

We have had great support all year even when we haven't done enough for them. the fans pushed us to our limits last time out and i hope they will do the same in the last three.

dušan tadić
15.14

if you give performances of desire and determination your fans will forgive you a lot. i think that's what we've shown and i think that is why the fans are with us.

mark hughes
saints boss
11.55
Jade Hemstock

Hoping for 3points today for the trip up to Everton! #saintsfc

11.49
James Willis

The little geezer is ready. Hopefully in a weeks time we can still play with that ball... up the saints 🔴⚪ #Saintsfc #greatescape #believe

11.49

Flashback: Saints 4-1 Everton

Goals from Dušan Tadić, Charlie Austin (2) and Steven Davis earned a resounding 4-1 over today's opponents Everton in the reverse fixture at St Mary's. Watch back the goals!

11.48
Southampton FC

Your passion, Dušan’s drive 👊 #saintsfc

11.45

Hughes looks ahead to Everton

Southampton boss Mark Hughes gives his thoughts ahead of today's meeting with Everton in the Premier League.

11.41

Welcome to Matchday Live! 😇

It's another huge game for Mark Hughes's men as Southampton travel to face Everton in the Premier League. After victory over AFC Bournemouth last weekend, Saints will look to pile the pressure on those above them once more. Stay with us for build-up, in-game updates and live audio commentary.

11.39

EVE vs Saints Line Ups

Everton

1
Jordan Pickford (GK)
6
Phil Jagielka (C)
Davy Klaassen (80′)
3
Leighton Baines
23
Seamus Coleman
4
Michael Keane
26
Tom Davies
27
Nikola Vlasic
Oumar Niasse (58′)
2
Morgan Schneiderlin
7
Yannick Bolasie
Ramiro Funes Mori (45′)
17
Idrissa Gueye
14
Cenk Tosun
54
Beni Baningime
15
Cuco Martina
33
Joel Robles
20
Davy Klaassen
19
Oumar Niasse
25
Ramiro Funes Mori
43
Jonjoe Kenny

Southampton

13
Alex McCarthy (GK)
3
Maya Yoshida
6
Wesley Hoedt
35
Jan Bednarek
23
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
21
Ryan Bertrand (C)
2
Cédric Soares
14
Oriol Romeu
18
Mario Lemina
Nathan Redmond (45′)
11
Dusan Tadic
James Ward-Prowse (70′)
10
Charlie Austin
Shane Long (76′)
22
Nathan Redmond
5
Jack Stephens
16
James Ward-Prowse
38
Sam McQueen
7
Shane Long
44
Fraser Forster
20
Manolo Gabbiadini

EVE vs Saints Match Stats

Everton

Head to Head Stats

Southampton
  • Possession (%)
    54
    46
  • Shots
    9
    11
  • Shots on target
    3
    5
  • Corners
    3
    4
  • Passes Complete
    325
    264

Top Saints Player Stats

Goals
1
Nathan Redmond
Nathan Redmond
Shots On Target
2
Nathan Redmond
Nathan Redmond
Chances Created
2
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Passes Completed
45
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Tackles
4
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
Clearances
9
Wesley Hoedt
Wesley Hoedt
Saves
2
Alex McCarthy
Alex McCarthy